Monday, 19 April, 2021

Governance

Seven other countries where the punishment for rape is death

Indian courts apply the principle of “rarest of rare” circumstances when they award capital punishment. RAJGOPAL SINGH

Dalit rap on the knuckles of casteism

Ambedkarite Rap: Dalit student in Delhi injects anger and anxiety against the caste system in his lyrics. With his rap renditions, he turns a new page in a long tradition of musical activism. SANYA DHINGRA

Cow was a conundrum even for constitution farmers

Even at the time of formulation of the Constitution, deep divisions surfaced in the Constituent Assembly over the fate of the cow. The result was an inherently contradictory directive principle. SANYA DHINGRA

Young, ambitious, and patriarchal

Contrary to commonplace liberal assumptions, young Indians cling to traditional notions when it comes to gender equality, finds a recent survey. But that is not surprising as India is still in the grip of patriarchy, experts say. SANYA DHINGRA

Deradicalisation, the Malaysian method

India wants to learn from Malaysia’s deradicalisation programme which is based on the belief that not only is it imperative to counter security threats posed by convicts but it is also incumbent on the state to rehabilitate them.

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